Near Pontiac Trail and Old Plank Road
Margery (Komer) and Barry Kaplan of
West Bloomfield welcome with much
love the arrival of their daughter,
Hannah Lily (Ghana Lilach), born
Oct. 31, 2002, in Moscow, Russia.
Sharing in their joy are grandparents
Judy and Richard Komer of
Bloomfield Hills and Anita and
Joseph Kaplan of Boyton Beach, Fla.
Hannah is named in loving memory
of her great-grandfathers Herman
Band and Harry Komer and Herman
Ruskin and Harry Kaplan and her
paternal great-grandmother Lillian
Franci (Lewis) and Greg Hirsch of
Walled lake welcome with love the
birth of their son, Miles Devin
(Moshe David) and their daughter,
Mia Olivia (Malka Eliana). Waiting
with hugs and kisses is big sister
Brayden. Also sharing in their joy are
proud grandparents Helene and
Harold Lewis of West Bloomfield,
Margie and Michael Hirsch of
Commerce Township and great-grand-
parents Evelyn Lipitz, Evelyn Hirsch,
Shirley and Robert Willens. Miles is
named in loving memory of his pater-
nal great-grandfather David Hirsch.
Mia is named in loving memory of
her maternal great-aunt Marjorie
Lewis and maternal great-uncle Louis
Neil Joseph Barris will be called to
the Torah on the occasion of his bar
Jan. 10, at Temple
Israel. He is the
son of Amy and
Sanford Barris and
the brother of
Aaron, Gayle and
Kelsey. His proud
Sandra and Dr.
Fred Bernstein. He
is also the grandchild of the late
Davida and Nathan Barris. His late
great-grandparents are Esther Smolka
and Mary and Victor Bernstein.
Neil is a student at Clifford Smart
Middle School in Walled Lake. As
part of his mitzvah projects, he donat-
ed funds to the Karmanos Cancer
Institute in Detroit and volunteered at
the Weisburg Cancer Center in
Bradley Evan Beckwith, son of
Debbie and Richard Beckwith, will
celebrate his bar
mitzvah Friday, Jan.
9, at Temple Israel.
He is the brother of
Ashley and Jordyn.
His proud grand-
mother is Blanch
Duke. He is also
the grandchild of
the late Abraham
Duke and the late Dorothy and
Bradley, an honor student, attends
Warner Middle School in Farmington
Hills. He felt volunteering with the
residents at the West Bloomfield
Nursing Home was his most meaning-
ful- mitzvah project. He also enjoyed
the experience of working at Temple
Israel's Labor Day picnic.
Taylor Wish Chaness, daughter of
Shelley and Neil Chaness, will read
from the Torah on the occasion of her
bat mitzvah during Havdalah services
Saturday, Jan. 10, at Temple Israel.
She is the sister of
Bret and Madison.
Her proud grand-
parents are Enid
and Fred Chaness
and Millie Wish.
She is also the
grandchild of the
late Ben Wish.
An honor student
at Walled Lake Middle School, Taylor
sponsoied a family through the One
Family organization, a group that
assists victims of terrorist attacks in
Israel. She also made teddy bears and
get-well messages that were sent to
Children's Hospital of Michigan.
Justin Michael Dacey will celebrate
his bar mitzvah Saturday, Jan. 10, at
Temple Israel. His parents are Dr.
and Stewart Stahl
and Rob and Karen
Dacey. He is the
brother of Lauren
and the grandchild
of Dr. Charles
mother is Rose
An honor student at Abbott Middle
School in West Bloomfield, Justin
helped at Temple Israel's school office
and especially enjoyed his work at St.
Joseph Hospital, where he took his
dog to visit with patients.
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